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good for her. >> go as. captions by: caption colorado good morning to our viewers in the west. it is tuesday, october 9th, 2012. welcome to "cbs this morning." a new poll shows mitt romney now leads the presidential race after a 12-point turnaround in just one week. jerry sandusky arrives in court to face sentencing, but he still insists he's innocent. a skydiver gets ready to freefall 22 miles aat the speed of sound. ben affleck is here in studio 57. we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> in my heart i know i did not do these alleged, disgusting acts. >> jerry sandusky proclaims his innocence ahead of today's sentencing. >> former penn state assistant football coach was convicted in june of molesting ten boys over 15 years.
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>> reads a statement, denies the abuse, blames the victims and proclaims his love for his wife. >> they can take away my life. they can make me as a monster, they can treat mes a monster, but they can't take away my heart. governor romney offering his severest critique yet on what he calls the the president's pattern of leading from behind. >> polls show mitt romney trailing by one point or also known as what obama failed to make during last week's debate. north korea saying the u.s. is within striking distance of its missiles. felix baumgartner hopes to become the first man to break the sound barrier in a freefall. >> at the end of the day if something goes wrong i have to pay for it. feeling no pain. crashing his car into a store.
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one man got hurt. >> no, this is not a game of tag. this man is actually trying to get away from a very angry stag in a london park. all that -- >> and the series is tied at a game a piece. game over. cardinals even the series. >> last movie you cried at? >> with arnold. very talented. >> sexiest woman alive. >> here's hoping for next year. 23 million people unemployed. when they saw the 7.8, every economist was shocked, everybody. >> 7.8% unemployment [ bleep ] everybody. >> 7.8% unemployment [ bleep ] recipe. captioning funded by cbs welcome to "cbs this morning." new polls are showing a bigger bounce for governor mitt romney after last week's presidential debate. pew research poll shows romney ahead of president obama, 49% to 45% among likely voters.
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that same poll shows the president leading by eight points before the debate. >> quite a turn. this morning, the obama campaign is attacking romney with a new tv ad after the republican challenged the president's foreign policy. jan crawford is covering the romney campaign and is in newport news, virginia. jan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah, charlie and to our viewers in the west. romney has built his campaign on the economy. he has argued that the president's policies just aren't working. yesterday, we saw him make a similar argument on foreign policy, saying the president is passive and basically sitting around, waiting for things to happen in the world. last night in california, the president fired back. at a fund-raiser in san francisco, president obama highlighted what he sees as some of the foreign policy accomplishments. like ending the war in iraq and winding down the one in afghanist afghanistan. >> as long as i'm commander in chief, we will sustain the strongest military the world has ever known. >> reporter: but the president, now down in the polls and struggling to recover from his
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lackluster debate, is firing yet another attack against romney. this one, over cuts to pbs with a new tv ad, satyrically comparing big bird to other criminals. >> one man has the guts to speak his name. >> big bird. big bird. big bird. >> it's me, big bird. >> reporter: romney now has momentum and yesterday delivered a major foreign policy speech, saying president obama is too hands off and passive in handling situations around the globe. >> it is our responsibility and the responsibility of the president to use america's greatest power to shape history, not to lead from behind. leaving our destiny at the mercy of events. >> reporter: romney's focus was the middle eve. though he offered only a few new policy details that are specific differences between his plans and that of the president. in syria, he said, the u.s. should help f aacilitate rebellion against bashar al
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assad and says the president's strained relationship with israeli prime minister benjamin n netanyahu has emboldened enemies like iran. calling it intractable, monday he said he would work to resolve it. >> finally i'll recommit america to the goal of the democratic palestinian state, living side by side in peace and security with the jewish state of israel. >> reporter: romney has some momentum. another thing he has going for him is enthusiasm among his supporters. in that pew poll, you mentioned a fascinating thing in there, measuring how strongly your supporters are in your camp. in june and july, that number was in the 30s. today it's at 67%, a key indicator, or can be, of voter turnout. norah, charlie? >> thank you very much, jan. rudy giuliani, former mayor of new york, ran in 2008. in support of governor romney now, pleased to have you. >> charlie, good to be with you.
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>> when you look at this foreign policy speech, there was lots of criticism of president obama but few specifics, whether he would do something really different in terms of putting arms in syria or troops on the ground and, b, with respect to israel did not say we will go to war with israel if they decide to go to war against iran. >> that's what you expect, the general themes. it would be a different approach, an approach by leading from the front rather than behind. i will give you one specific that was important to me. i thought this was disgraceful, when president obama let the opposition in iran just let them down completely, didn't support them. that could have been the beginning of an arab spring or persian spring in iran. we turned our back on them. he would have supported them. >> verbal support? >> what president reagan did in poland, what did president reagan did in the czech
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republic. president obama seems to have missed that. he comes into these things late. his own administration describes him as leading by following. you don't lead by following. if you're following, you're following. that's what we see in seyria. that's what we saw in libya, in egypt. and now we see tremendous confusion on the part of this administration about what's really going on in the middle east. you look at libya, it's a scandal. i mean, what happened with libya is an absolute scandal of the b biggest proportions. i think only because the campaign is going on is it being held back. the white house, it seems to me, knew there was real danger to that ambassador. not only did they provide the security necessary, it sounds to me that they reduced the security, which is astounding. i don't know if that's true. one congressman told me that. if that's true, that's astounding. >> you saw secretary of state madeleine albright call romney speech full of platitude and
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free of substance. >> i'm sure the former secretary of state would say that. the reality is that it set out a very strong approach for america being a leader. it talked about america being more assertive. it gave three or four differences. too far in the other direction, they would say, well, governor romney was undercutting the commander in chief. >> said he didn't want to come across to be compared with president bush, former president bush. >> he isn't president bush and he isn't president obama. it's a different approach. is it totally different on every respect? no. president obama hasn't been a failure in every respect. certain things he did in his foreign policy that i respect very much. >> when you saw the numbers you were surprised. is there something going on in the romney campaign other than this debate in which they decided to attack to the center, decided to be more moderate? >> the debate was enormously important for governor romney. it sounds strange to say this. he has been around for such a long time but it was his introduction to the american people as a presidential
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candidate. up until then, he was a candidate within the republican par party. the rest of the country didn't really pay much attention to him. now he got a chance and it was very impressive. >> is he moving to the center? >> i don't think he's moving to the center. i think he has always been pretty much where he is. it's a question of what you emphasize. >> always a man of the center, always a moderate and the campaign he ran in the primary, if it gave an appearance otherwise, that was not -- >> to me, governor romney has always been a very sensible businessman who is going to make sensible decisions. i think ideology is important to him. i don't think ideology overwhelms him. some people come into politics out of an ideological background, maybe the academic environment or a writer or some people come out of a practical background. he comes out of a practical business background. the reason i like him as president, this is what we need right now, a practical man. i think president obama is overwhelmed by too much ideology too often and can't see his way through it. i think he has an unrealistic view of the islamic extremist
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movement. i think it's almost like a fantasy world about it. >> mayor rudy giuliani, good to see you. thank you very much. >> thank you. convicted child sex abuser jerry sandusky is saying in his own words that he didn't do it. a sentencing hearing is now under way in bellefonte, pennsylvania, for the former penn state assistant football coach. armen keteyian file this had report before heading inside the courtroom. >> reporter: jerry sandusky is now inside courtroom number two. just under a little three months ago, he was convicted on 45 counts of sexually abusing ten young boys. he is expected to do what he did not do at his trial, to stand up and profess his innocence. last night in yet another bizarre twist to this case, he preempted himself with a three-minute audio statement from jail that aired on a penn state student-run radio station. >> they can take away my life. they can make me out as a monster. they can treat me as a monster. but they can't take away my
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heart. in my heart, i know i did not do these alleged, disgusting acts. my wife has been my only sex partner and that was after marriage. >> reporter: in addition sandusky blamed what amounted to a conspiracy against him. >> the young man who is a dramatic, veteran accuser and always sought attention started everything. he was join bid a well-orchestrated effort by the media, investigators, the system, penn state, psychologists, civil attorneys and other accusers. they won. >> reporter: he went on to suggest that his experience could help other children. >> some vulnerable children who could be abused might not be as a result of all the publicity. that would be nice. but i'm not sure about it. i would cherish the opportunity to become a candle for others, as they have been a light for me. >> reporter: the 68-year-old sandusky faces more than 400 years in prison. as part of the proceedings, at least three of sandusky's victims are expected to address the court. either in person or in statements read by the
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prosecution. sandusky will also have his final say. charlie, norah? >> armen, thanks. confirming president obama's top adviser, john brennan, is meeting in tripoli. now more with the key witness that will testify to congress tomorrow, sharyl attkisson, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. elite team in libya, that was pulled out one week before the benghazi attack which killed his friend, u.s. ambassador stevens and three others. how well did you know ambassador stevens? >> very well. i got to know him very well. we lived and worked on the a residence compound, ate breakfast, lunch and sometimes dinner with him, when he wasn't at diplomatic functions. >> reporter: woods says ambassador stevens, based in
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tripoli, benghazi, one of the first to declare its free from gadhafi's rule. it was still a dangerous place. >> there was an al qaeda demonstration in benghazi in june. a parade down the street. they raised their flag on one of the county buildings there. >> isn't that sort of a red flag for the security situation, that you have al qaeda supporters rallying in the the streets of benghazi in june of 2012? >> yes. that was another indicator to watch, to be aware of, and to try to compensate for it. >> reporter: woods says ambassador stevens and his staff repeatedly asked state department headquarters for more security but instead got less. and when stevens visited benghazi on september 11th, woods' group and three elite state department security teams had all been sent home. >> reporter: so your team pulls out of libya and a month later, you get this terrible news, what had happened in benghazi.
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>> i heard about it in the evening, that there had been an attack on a compound in benghazi and i heard there was a fat fatality. >> reporter: your friend? >> yes. i took it pretty hard. he was a great boss and a great man to know. >> colonel wood was in benghazi and assisted when the uk ambassador was attacked in june. he said some of the security team would have been with ambassador stevens on september 11th, had they been allowed to stay in libya. state department counters by saying their departure had no impact on security at a level that was, quote, maintained at a level of capability. the so-called fiscal cliff. if congress cannot make a budget deal by the new year, tax increases and spending cuts will automatically kick in. some economists predict that would lead to a new recession.
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bill plante is in washington with the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. select group of senators who call themselves the gang of eight will meet at mt. vernon, home of george washington, four republicans and four democrats who are trying to put together some ideas for a framework of revenue increases and budget cuts that both parties could agree to. e erskine bowles and alan simpson are expected to attend that meeting. if they were to go off the so-called fiscal cliff, that would impact 88% of u.s. taxpayers, whose taxes would go up an estimated $3,500 per year. both of them say there is a strong chance that congress will not come to an agreement by
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january. if that happens, there will be some tax increases and some budget cuts which may go into effect or congress may find a way to push the decision into the first months of the new year. but either way, you can expect pressure to build from the public and the markets, trying to force congress to do something. >> bill, thank you. international monetary fund is warning another global recession could be under way. imf says the risk of a worldwide slowdown is alarmingly high. germany's chancellor is holding talks with the prime minister of greece. mark strassmann is in greece where security is tight. >> reporter: good morning. crowds gathered in tens of thousands, many demonstrators among them, in honor of the visit of the german chancellor, angela merkel, the first time she has come to greece since the economy fell off the edge of the
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cliff as it continues in this current economic crisis. greetings at the airport were pro forma. anthems were played, smiles and handshakes all around. this will be a very serious visit, being held at a great time of tension within greece. angela merkel may be the most hated person in the country right now. in fact, there was a quite gruesome protest as they were arriving, dressed in nazi uniforms, and holding nazi flags, the kind of sentiment she has to cope with here. merkel will be meeting with the greek government to go over the business of what austerity measures they are taking in order to qualify for the next slice of relief, a $16 billion payment that is supposed to take place next month. merkel, who has her own political problems with the payments, wants to make sure that the austerity measures are,
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in fact, being implemented. the greek government, of course, is trying to prove to her that things are under control. meantime, a huge security operation has been set up here. 7,000 or so police officers and army brought on to the streets, areas of downtown supposedly closed off to demonstrators. this could be an interesting afternoon. >> mark, thank you. time now to show you some of this morning's headlines from around the globe. the washington post reports on a new poll showing 20% of americans have no religious affiliation. the pew center
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is ready to take a fall from space. >> i'm going to accelerate so fast that i'm going to break the speed of sound. >> this morning we're watching this daredevil on an adventure that could break the sound barrier and could also break him. and billy beane missed the playoffs for five years, but he didn't mess with his system. now the general manager played by brad pitt in "moneyball" has rebuilt the oakland a's on the lowest budge net the majors, and we'll see how he did it on "cbs this morning." [ male announcer ] now at subway.
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captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. 7:25 your time. i'm frank mallicoat. just in from pennsylvania, former penn state assistant football coach jerry sandusky sentenced to at least 30 years in prison for child sexual abuse. a presidential motor indicate is likely to stop traffic between san francisco and sfo this morning. president obama scheduled to fly out around 9:30 after fundraisers and a night out in the city. san francisco supervisors scheduled to decide today whether to remove sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. he was suspended after pleading guilty to false imprisonment of his wife. and the oakland as are at home tonight against the detroit tigers. the play-off game is a sellout. the as have to win three in a row at home to advance to the league championship series and the giants are in cincinnati, they got to do the same. good luck to both. traffic and weather coming up right after the break. ,, ,,,,,,
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let's check the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been on now for a little more than an hour so we are stacking things up towards the macarthur maze. 20 minutes to get you on the bridge right now. so yeah it's back-to-work commute for some folks. here's a live look at the milpitas cam. westbound 237 looks better heading towards san jose for the silicon valley commuters. drive times westbound 580 you will notice that is in the red more than a half hour between the altamont pass and the dublin interchange. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> a few clouds moving by this morning elizabeth and even a chance of some showers just a slight chance as you approach the coast. lots of sunshine in the valleys there from our mount vaca cam, approaching the coastline look at that the doppler radar picking up on the energy from the system off the coast that's falling apart so yeah, partly cloudy skies by the afternoon. 60s and 70s, slight chance of showers toward the coastline. staying unsettled through tomorrow. captions by: caption colorado ,,
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first, there's the name. "sesame street." >> yes? >> got an awful middle eastern connotation to it. >> and you would suggest? >> well, patriot street. >> so patriot street wouldn't teach kids to share? >> it would simply put that sharing in context. >> would you share your food with someone? >> yes. >> but that would create a culture of dependency. >> i'll give it to them. >> you're taking away their motivation to earn that food for themselves. did you not read that capopy of "atlas shrugged" i loaned you? >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." felix baumgartner is called fear lis felix, though some people might describe him with a different adjective, this
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morning if conditions allow it, the austrian daredevil will attempt the highest, fastest free fall ever. >> his goal is to break the speed of sound on his way down. if he makes it, i think charlie wants to be the next one. behind me for this historic leap of faith. >> the biggest worry is that we forget about something. it's all about these little details. >> reporter: for the last five years, felix baumgartner and his team have planned and trained for this morning's jump. the 43-year-old austrian sky
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diver and base jumper will launch himself from out of this world. a free fall dive from earth's stratosphere, 23 miles above new mexico. >> right now i'm really confident in my team, confident in my management, and last but not least, i'm confident in myself. >> reporter: baumgartner will plunge further and fall faster than anybody in history. describe the red bull jump. what is it? >> within the first 30 seconds, 'm going to accelerate so fast that i'm going to break the speed of sound. >> reporter: break the speed of sound the first time ever for a person. >> yes, without aircraft, in free fall as a human person. >> reporter: baumgartner will rise in a capsule lifted by a helium balloon that's 55 stories tall at liftoff. three times bigger than any balloon ever used in the man flight. the assent will take two and a half hours. he'll jump from 120,000 feet or higher, a virtual vacuum. there's almost no air, water, or
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wind. the temperature will be minus 70 degrees. within 35 second, his top speed is expected to approach 700 miles per hour. mach 1. >> mach 1.0. >> shock waves are a concern. >> reporter: dr. jonathan clark, the mission's medical director, has monitored his practice jumps. the most recent in july was from 97 feet, 18 miles above earth. his top speed, 536 miles per hour. >> and felix has landed safely back to earth. >> reporter: today's leap will be further, faster, uncharted territory for a human in free fall. >> we're going to be higher, leaner air, less dense air, easier to get fast, quick. so i don't anticipate that we'll have a problem, but we don't know until you actually do it. >> reporter: baumgartner is trying to break the record set by this jump in august 1960. air force captain joe kigginger leapt from an open air gondola
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basket. he proved in the early years in the space race that humans could withstand the rigors of a high altitude environment. kigginger is now 84 and has spent the last four years training baumgartner for today's jump. >> i know exactly how he's feeling and what he's going through. >> you couldn't just train anyone to do this, obviously. >> no, you could not. >> how unusual is it? >> it's unusual to find someone with the talents and skills that felix has. very unusual. he's the perfect person to do this jump. >> reporter: baumgartner's leap could set four records. the highest manned balloon flight, the highest free fall, the first supersonic speed in free fall, and the longest time spent in free fall, between five and six minutes. >> a are you a little bit, understandably, nervous about that? ll
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try again tomorrow. >> mark, thank you very much. "moneyball" is on the money again. billy beane and the oakland athletics are back in the baseball playoffs. he'll tell us why he never had doubts, even after five losing seasons. you're watching "cbs this morning." hungry for the best?
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we have breaking news from pennsylvania where a judge has just sentenced jerry sandusky 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing ten boys. the sentence is likely to keep the former penn state assistant football coach in prison for the rest of his life. in court, sandusky insisted he is innocent. he plans to appeal his conviction. armen keteyian was in the courtroom and we'll hear from him at the top of the hour. jim axelrod has the story of one team's return to postseason play. jim, good morning. >> good morning, nora. the a's are back in the bay area to take on the detroit tigers. the a's are down 2-0 in this best-of-five playoff series. but they've already beat some long odds to be in the
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postseason at all. they are the poorest team in major league baseball. with a roster stocked with rookies and low-paid veterans pulled off the junk heap. the oakland a's were pegged to finish last in their division. instead -- >> ball game! >> reporter: -- they finished first. >> most people, i think, now we'd lose 100, maybe 110. so this has been satisfying. >> reporter: if what general manager billy beanehas done sounds like a hollywood story, it already was. >> the problem we're trying to solve is that there are rich teams and there are poor teams. then there's 50 feet of crap. and then there's us. >> reporter: brad pitt played beane in "moneyball." based on a best-selling book, it's a tale of a gm with a small budget for salaries, outthinking everyone else using a statistical formula to find winners among baseball. you have to find undervalued
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players. >> you have to find players whose performance is better than what we're paying them. >> reporter: beane's calculations led them to the playoffs five times between 2000 and 2006. that made many teams in baseball rethink how to stock their rosters and begin copying the a's blueprint. then the a's went five straight seasons without a winning record. at any point in the last five years, were you thinking to yourself, i may have lost my edge? >> no. i think during the time period you're talking about, people sort of wanted us to cry uncle like oh, you've got to change. >> reporter: beane didn't change. unaffected by criticism that for all his moneyball success, he's never won a world series. >> i've never sort of looked at my professional career as a validation of my life. >> reporter: no hole in the resume? >> no, i don't look at it that way. i know the answer you're supposed to give, but i can honestly tell you that's not the truth. >> reporter: he beat the bushes to find no-names like jonny gomes. >> it's easy to go out and buy a ferrari and take it to the
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racetrack. >> reporter: would you agree with me there's not a lot of ferraris? >> 100%. >> a lot of toyotas that get good mileage. >> reporter: baseball is a game guided by tradition. and beane's reliance on data instead of going from the gut seeking a group of players with good chemistry flew in the face of conventional baseball wisdom. >> we've got to think differently. >> i happen to believe chemistry, whether it be a business or a baseball team, is all a byproduct of ultimately wins, creates good chemistry. good business numbers create good office chemistry. so i think ultimately, chemistry's a byproduct of success on any field whether it's a baseball team. >> reporter: as opposed to the other way around, success is a product of chemistry? >> yeah. >> reporter: the a's won 94 times this year with a $55 million payroll. the yankees spent nearly
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1492 happened upon north america by mistake. he was trying to find india. he was using the apple maps app. not only didn't he find india, he was 13,000 miles off. india is only 5,000 miles from spain. it's 18,000 miles away from us here. so what did columbus do? he saw land on the horizon, he turned to his crew and said there it is, india, i found it. and then he called everyone who lived here indians. he was an idiot. columbus was an idiot. and today we honor him. [ laughter ] >> some people would disagree with that, whether he was an idiot or not. >> both of us would disagree. >> exactly, but very funny. the hit sitcom "cheers" -- >> there's the music. >> love it. it is 30 years old this year. we'll take you to an verse danny dinner in bempls. >> it was the first reunion since 1993. we'll hear from this. >> first, it's time for this
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morning's "health watch" with dr. holly phillips. >> good morning. in today's "health watch", points for acupuncture. millions of americans swear by acupuncture for pain relief, but evidence that it really works has been hard to come by until now. a new study headed by researchers at memorial sloan kettering cancer center and funded by the national institute of health found the treatment can be effective in reducing chronic pain. scientists reviewed 29 rigorous studies involving nearly 18,000 people. the review took a global team nearly six years. they compared acupuncture with usual care, like over-the-counter pain relievers as well as sham acupuncture treatments in which needles aren't fully inserted. the end result, about half of the patients who received real acupuncture reported improvements compared with about 30% of patients ho did not have acupuncture. results are not due to the placebo effect.
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald good morning, everyone. it's 7:56. i'm michelle griego. in about 90 minutes, president obama will leave the bay area. he held a rally and concert last night at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. he urged supporters to be persistent when they talk about the campaign with relatives and friends in battleground states. today supervisors in san francisco are set to vote on removing ross mirkarimi from office n august the city's ethics commission in august decided that the suspended sheriff committed official misconduct in a domestic violence case. still, it would take nine votes among eleven supervisors to oust mirkarimi permanently. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. traffic and weather in just a moment. ,,,,,,
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going fords 880, southbound 880 is relatively slow now from washington
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towards mission. we are also watching an accident northbound 880 approaching alvarado niles. still there still in the center divide. so slow and go tapping the brake lights from thornton avenue. golden gate bridge heavy commuter traffic right now on southbound 101 from san rafael down towards the waldo grade. that's a live look across the golden gate bridge where traffic looks okay right now towards the pay gates. that's your "timesaver traffic." for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> elizabeth we had a few showers in the north bay early on. lots of sunshine inland. mount vaca cam looking good, hazy sunshine early on today. the low will spin along the coastline and may occasionally spin a couple of scattered light showers out towards the beaches. otherwise, the temperatures under partly cloudy skies, 60s and some 70s. the next couple of days a little bit unsettled toward the beaches, should stay dry inland. another chance of showers come friday. dry weather warmer for the weekend. captions by: caption colorado ,,,,,,,,
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good morning. it is 8:00 a.m. welcome back to "cbs this morning." a pennsylvania judge tells jerry sandusky he will spend the rest of his life behind bars. we'll hear from the cast of "cheers," 30 years after that legendary sitcom first went on the air. first, here is a look at what's happening in the world and what we've been covering on "cbs this morning." >> i don't think we can afford four more years like the last four years. >> new polls are showing a big balance for governor mitt romney after last week's debate. >> reporter: i don't remember any has momentum, but another thing he's got going for him is enthusiasm among his supporters. >> his own administration describes him as leading by following. i wrote a book on leadership. that's an oxymoron. >> a judge has just sentenced
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jerry sandusky to 30 to 60 years in prison for sexually abusing ten boys. the sentence is likely to keep the former penn state assistant football coach in prison pour the rest of his life. >> in my heard, i know i did not do these alleged disgusting acts. >> this morning, if conditions allow it, the austria daredevil will attempt the highest fastest free fall ever. >> between the first 30 seconds, i'll accelerate so fast i'll break the speed of sound. >> the a's are down three games to none. >> most people predicted they wouldn't lose not only 100, but 110. this has been satisfying. >> i'm asking does this have a pouch? >> look for yourself. >> the vice presidential debate is days away. republican candidate paul ryan says he expects joe biden to come at him like a cannon ball. >> biden was like, there's going to be a pool there?
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i'm norah o'donnell. minutes ago convicted child abuser jerry sandusky received a sentence that's likely to keep him in prison for the rest of his life. armen keteyian is outside the courthouse in bellfont, pennsylvania. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, norah. before imposing the sentence, the senior judge chastised jerry sandusky for what he called abusing the trust of those that trusted you and for the betrayal of those who looked up to you. the crime he said was not just what you did, but the assault on the victims' psyche and souls, goings-on to say sandusky had the remarkable ability to deceive that made these crimes so heinous. with that, cleel land pronounced a sentence, not less than 30 years, but not more than 60 years, a sentence he said had the unmistakable act of putting the 68-year-old sandusky in prison for the rest of his life. before he spoke, sandusky spoke
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for 16 minutes, breaking down near the end about the pain and separation from his family. basically it was a very emotional moment for sandusky. also three victims spoke. the most prominently, victim number five saying sandusky should pay for his crimes and in the end, norah, he did. president obama and governor mitt romney campaign in the critical state of ohio today. romney is going to try to capitalize on a big swing in the polls after last week's debate. this morning a national pew research poll shows romney leads the president 49% to 47%. in the same poll last moment, the president led 51 to 43%. in virginia yesterday romney blasted the president's leadership on foreign policy. >> we face real challenges right now. but they're not greater than we're able to overcome. as long as we have leaders that will take us on the path that will restore america's strength
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and vitality, i'll bring us back. i will get us back on track. i will keep america strong with strong values and strong homes. i'll make sure we rebuild our economy, we put people to work, and i'll make sure we have the strongest military in the history of the world. we'll keep a military second to none. >> last night in san francisco the president told supporters his record on international affairs is strong. >> every brave american who wears the uniform of this country should know as long as i'm commander in chief, we will sustain the strongest mill stair the world has ever known. and when our troops take off their uniforms, we will serve them as well as they've served us. >> the obama campaign has a new ad this morning criticizing romney's promise to cut public tv funding and big bird. gas prices are still at a record high in california. an average of $4.67 a gallon. prices went up so fast last week that governor jerry brown called the situation an emergency. fuel industry analyst dave hackett says the pain at the
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pump will fade quickly. >> retail prices went up about 56 cents a gallon last week, record-setting levels and a record rate of increase. i predict that retail prices will come off as fast as they went up. so by -- within a week they'll be back down to levels that we saw, let's call it, monday a week ago. >> wholesale gas prices are now falling around the country because more gas is becoming available. two years ago an american named david hartley disappeared while jet skiing on a lake along the texas-mexico border. this morning, a high ranking member of a mexican drug cartel is accused of killing him. >> salvador al fan sew martinez escobedo also known as the squirrel is a leader of the notorious zetas drug cartel, now under arrest for multiple crimes including the murder of david
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hartley. two years after her husband's death, tiffany young hartley is still looking for answers. >> today obviously came a shock. what is his link to david? does he know where david's body. does he know where the remains are. >> reporter: on the day david hartley was killed, the couple crossed over to the mexican side of falcon lake on jet skis where tiffany claim they came under fire and david was shot in the head. tiffany says she tried to rescue her husband but was forced to flee, pursued by the gunmen in speed boats. hartley's body was never recovered as mexican and american authorities battled each other and at times tiffany for more information. >> all we know is the mexico authorities have captured somebody who possibly had something to do with david's murder and also the other murders along the border in mass graves. >> reporter: martinez has also been linked to the brutal decapitation two weeks later of
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the mexican police commander investigating the case. but authorities suspect martinez is the mastermind of much more, including two separate prison breaks in mexico freeing more than 280 prisoners and the massacre of as many as 72 migrant workers and another 50 murders by his own hand. for "cbs this morning," anna warner, dallas, texas. >> tiffany young hartley says bringing her husband's body back to colorado is now her family's top priority. a new report finds old prescription drugs still work even years after their expiration date. the study found some levels had high levels of active ingredients up to 40 years later. two of thoseof
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30 years after we first 30 years after we first met sam and diane, the cast of "cheers" raised a glass or two at a reunion over the weekend. we'll take you behind the scenes with "entertainment tonight" when "cbs this morning" continues. [ male announcer ] the best blueberries,
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you're an emotional guy when yo you're an emotional guy when you play. you kind of get worked up. did you cry during this? did you get emotional about it? >> i'm very emotional. the last time my dad watched me
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play golf was the ryder cup in wales two years ago. it was very emotional for me. losing, i cried again because we lost. i cry a lot. >> last movie you cried at? >> "expendables 2" when arnold -- he's very talented. [ laughter ]. >> he's so great. >> we like bubba. >> my kids are always asking about his pink driver. >> 40 million viewers -- when he said he cried at "expendables 2," i think a lot of people are crying about arnold. 40 million viewers tuned in for the xinl episode of "cheers" in 1993. this weekend the cast got together for an anniversary dinner 30 years after "cheers" went on the air. "entertainment tonight" was invited as well and nancy o'dell got to hang out with some very familiar names.
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hey norm! ♪ sometimes you want to go where everybody knows your name ♪ >> reporter: on a night filled with hugs and laughs, the cast reunited. what better place to do it than a bar. >> sorry, we're closed. >> reporter: "cheers" closed its doors but everybody knows their names, sam, diane, rebecca, lileth, and, of course, norm. >> do you guys think it's the best sitcom ever on television. >> yeah. >> is my camera close? yes. >> reporter: over 11 seasons, the show earned 28 emmys, four for best comedy. by the end of its run, an amazing 26 million viewers were still tuning in. >> i've never met an intelligent woman that i'd want to date. >> on behalf of the intelligent women around the world, may i
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just say shh. >> it's so funny. i love to see -- my friends make me laugh. >> for two reasons, one, were were pretty good and two, i'm totally forgetful and can't remember a single thing i did that long ago. >> i put a b on the date that we should make love. >> i usually put f? >> f? >> for fertile. >> ted is the most generous worker i've ever worked with. >> because? >> because you had the right to be the cockiest, make people do what you wanted them to. >> it's bizarre to be together and totally natural. >> feels like you never missed a beat. >> like we never left off. ♪ where everybody knows your name and they're always glad you came ♪ >> reporter: for entertainment tonight on "cbs this morning,"
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nancy o'dell, beverly hills. >> i remember that show. you guys -- did you watch? were you watchers? >> yeah. >> i liked it. >> my favorite was woody. >> was that your favorite? >> mine would have been norm. i love that show. we saw rea pearl man, it was announced yesterday that she and husband danny davito were divorcing after 30 years. i hate to see any marriage break up. >> agreed. agreed. >> nancy o'dell will be with us tomorrow. you can see more of the "cheers" reunion and more on "entertainment to might." check your local listings. >> gayle, look who is here. ben affleck is coming up. there he is in our green room in studio 57. he said the story behind "agrg" is almost too incredible to believe.
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whoa, look at these guys. wow. jack, they are beautiful. >> you don't have one of these as a pet? [ applause ] is this important? >> no. i don't know what to say now. >> what does that look like to you? >> what does that look like? >> dave doesn't even know what that is. >> that's a new york city rat. that's what that is. >> okay, okay. there, there. no, no. >> dave, move. >> vinny? is that what you said?
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the wart hog's name is vinny. >> a wart hog. >> two great reasons david is great, those two reactions. new york city rat and i don't know what to say. >> i do want to know what that animal was. >> it looked like an ant eater, didn't it? >> i don't know what it was. new york city rat is funnier. ben affleck says his new movie "argo" is a nail biting thriller, a comedy, a cia spy movie and a hostage drama and many critics are calling it his best directing job yet. we agree. >> this morning we'll talk with ben about the film and show you some of his other work helping people in central africa. your local news is next. ,,,,,,
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>> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald it's 8:25. time for some news headlines. just over an hour ago, convicted sex offender sandusky was sentenced to at least 30 years in prison. the 68-year-old jerry sandusky was found guilty of 45 counts of child sexual abuse in june. sandusky insists he is innocent and plans to appeal the sentence. in just about an hour, president obama will take off from sfo after a brief bay area visit. it's estimated he collected about $2 million at a pair of fundraisers in san francisco last night. the president will now head to the battleground state of ohio. today both bay area baseball teams will try to keep their post-season dreams alive. the as and giants each lost the first two games of the best- of-five division series in cincinnati. the giants take on the reds this afternoon while the as
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host the detroit tigers at the coliseum tonight. good luck to both of them. stay with us. traffic and weather coming right up. ,,,,,,
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up well into the macarthur maze. we are just getting word of a stall now on the incline section. so they are working to clear that. but it's already about a 25- minute wait to get you on the span. and a quick check along the peninsula. northbound 101 has been really slow all morning with late running roadwork just north of sfo. that is traffic. for your forecast, here's lawrence. >> all right. some fascinating weather around the bay area today. we have seen a couple of clouds spinning up in our direction even a couple of scattered showers in the north bay. but looking good as you look over knob him no clouds there. but still a chance of some scattered light showers and this is why. see that area of low pressure off the coast? could send a couple of bands in our direction throughout the day today and into tomorrow so a little bit unsettled. otherwise, partly cloudy skies heading inland. 60s and a few 70s. the next couple of days, staying unsettled with that low off the coastline. looks like we'll dry things out come thursday another chance of some scattered light showers as we head into friday. the weekend looking good warmer weather through sunday and monday too. captions by: caption colorado
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good evening. in teheran tonight, the american embassy is in the hands of several hundred iranian students who took control after a three-hour skirmish with u.s. marines. they are holding hostages. one report says as many as 100, most of them american, and are demanding that the exiled shah of iran now undergoing cancer treatment at a new york hospital be returned to stand trial. >> welcome back to "cbs this morning." that is ed bradley in 1979 reporting on the first night on the iran hostage crisis. militants took over the u.s. embassy, capturing 52 americans. they were held for more than 14 months. >> however, six other americans escaped to the canadian embassy in teheran. the new movie "argo" tells the true story of the cia rescue mission carried out by a team pretending to be a canadian film crew. >> what are our chances? >> our chances are good.
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>> good? well, what's the number value of good? 30% chance of being publicly executed? >> the objection was to normal cover identities? >> they'll sniff us out recordless. >> they accused him of being an american at the airport. they held him for an hour. >> we don't know what the held movie people do. >> that's why i'm here. i'm going to help you. i'll be with you the whole way. >> oscar winner ben affleck is the director of "argo," and he also stars in the movie. welcome. >> thank you so much for having me. >> there th is a thriller. it's a comedy. it's a cia history story of a cia success. you not only are putting together all those things, you're the actor, too. what's the most difficult thing for doing all this? >> well, i think there's a couple of things. in a story telling perspective, as you say, this had a lot of balls in the air, so i was trying to synthesize comedy and this kind of nail biting thriller and this cia story and
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keeping the integrity of the true story underneath it, as well as just trying to concentrate on the performance and trying to focus on where the camera goes. my brain bandwidth is pretty narrow. >> but you saw it from others, like warren beatty and others? >> i did. warren beatty, kevin costner, george clooney, all who said there's a temptation to just do ten takes of you, ten takes of you, when it gets to my stuff, just do one stuff and move on. but you'll have no material and cut yourself out of the movie, in fact. >> it's one of the few movies -- i have to say, ben, i've never seen a movie like that. i walked out of the theater -- norah and i saw it yesterday with a group of people. one moment i thought i needed some adult diapers. and the other time i was laughing. i've never been to a movie that balances the two so very well -- you know what i mean, norah. >> oftentimes they do these mcdonald's crossovers. we could do a depends crossover.
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>> because you really did take us there. i really felt the fear in the theater watching the movie. >> thank you. well, it's a credit to the actors who played the six house guests. what i did beforehand was made them all live together and i made them live together in their wardrobe, in the dressed set with '70s newspapers and magazines, really an old vcr that was this big. >> the tv. >> did they know the people who were the real people? >> they didn't know one another at all. after living together for a while, they came out feeling like they knew what it was like to be hunkered down, to feel claustrophobic. and that really worked. that was their improvisation, i think, lent a sense of claustrophobia and fear. >> you want gayle king at any of your movie premieres. i've never had so much fun at a movie. when they finally got out of iran, gayle was like yes! she was cheering from the back. >> i said why isn't this audience cheering?
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they're all sitting there very polite. >> you saw it with like three people, though. >> no, we saw with it 20, but they were all being very polite. >> well, that's the media. >> gayle makes a great point, that we were gripped by the movie. emotionally we felt the ups and downs of the movie. the other great thing is you tell a piece of history that many people know so little about. a lot of us know about the 52 american hostages that were there for more than 400 days, but you tell the story that was only just recently declassified, right? >> indeed. it was declassified in 1997 by president clinton and george clooney bought it and wrote a screen play and it took a long time. one of the things that i love about it is that it's a genuine american success story. we have had a lot of things that haven't gone our way. and i think folks feel that and they feel a little bit of that disappointment, and this is something that was involving american ingenuity, cooperation with the canadian government, so you had that international level. but we got this thing right and it feels enormously good to me. and it's a tribute to our state
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department diplomats who are serving overseas in great danger, as we've seen, and our clandestine folks who have no credit, no recognition. i got to meet a lot of folks like that from the state department. and i was really moved. it's a pretty extraordinary form of service. >> what you have also is really interesting casting with alan arkin and john goodman. give us the sense of what this story is about for people who might not have read "argo." >> there's part of it that is really, really funny. i know that sounds weird, but when they go to hollywood and try to set up this movie, it's sort of absurd, how you set up a fake sci-fi b movie. so they go to this slightly out of it semilegendary producer who is full of bombs and on the one hand we roll our eyes at him because he says ridiculous things, but on the other hand, he's incredibly appealing. can only be played by alan arkin. and john goodman plays a guy
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that had an ongoing relationship with the cia building masks and disguises for them to get people out of sticky situation. they came up with this idea of a fake movie using a fake script and they had to do a fake variety shoot for it. it is genuinely funny. >> it sounded so crazy, and the look was so authentic. you had, shall i say, a little bee gees look going on. >> i did. i had a barry gibb, andy gibb -- >> i expected you to break into "staying alive" at any moment. >> what was that process going for you? >> halfway through, the tabloid said i was trying to be justin bieber. at the hes of my daughters. my daughters don't know who justin bieber is yet, so just came down. >> like 4, 5. >> exactly. a big fan of justin bieber's, but i was not trying to emulate his haircut. it was tough to get it to the point -- it was a bad midpoint there, but once i got it, i
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thought i was kind of a kurt russell in "escape from new york" vibe. >> what happened to the character who played the cia agent? >> he participated in the research, he's been with us the whole time. his name is tony mendez. he's in the movie in a cameo. i said tony, i want you to do a cameo because he talked about how he would leave his family behind at dulles airport. he said how about my wife's there too? terrific. >> you can see his picture there. a sunday morning piece about him. >> he said how about my wife's sister? how about my kids? terrific. how about my brother and his kids? it turned into a tour bus of mendezs. he's an american hero. >> for a while there, the canadians did not tell about the cia role. what changed to make that -- >> indeed. well, initially the canadians couldn't talk about it, were asked not to talk about it because they say if the cia were
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involved, they were afraid there would be reprisals against the hostages still in the embassy. then it became classified and it was sort of left that way. everyone thought it was sort of for the best. as time went by -- and granted, it's still the same regime in iran and the same thorny political issues. with time, a lot of the stuff just gets declassified naturally because they review it and say this is no real security risk anymore. although many of the folks were still in the foreign service who had been kidnapped, held hostage. so they declassified it and slowly it started to come out. so a story that we had thought was just the canadians for 30 years, now we get to see the american side. we're grateful to the canadians and everything that they've done. but this is through the eyes of this american hero. >> this movie comes out at a time when iran is still on the front pages. it is part of this presidential debate. you actually start the movie with a little bit of the history of iran talking about the shah. why did you choose to do that?
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>> first of all, i didn't want the movie to just start with random bearded maniacs at the walls of the u.s. embassy, because a, i thought that was a misrepresentative of some way. b, i thought that the audience would have a better viewing experience if it were con textualized. part of overthrowing a democratically elected leader and installing a shah who was pro-western, which we liked, but we also overlooked some of his negative attributes like political oppression, which was an interesting parallel to mubarak. so there were some thematic parallels, i just didn't anticipate how it would feel like history was literally repeeting itself. >> we could go on about the movie because it looks like there's archival footage. i can't stress enough how great the movie is. but there's other things to talk about, if you don't mind. >> please. >> we're going to take a break. it was described as ferociously
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entertaining. doesn't that sort of nail it for you? tony mendez says you got it right. >> that is the ultimate praise from tony. i do think it's entertaining and i hope folks see it. >> i'm going to do my part. >> you are. >> i'm going to do my part. ben is going to stick with us. >> i'm telling you, isn't she great? >> give me a b, give me an e, give me an n. we're going to take a look at what ben is doing a long way from home right after the break. >> the big question is why congo? >> i mean, i guess the simplest answer is that it's one of the most distressed and troubled parts of the world over the last 15 years. but first, before we,,,,,,,,
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we're back with ben affleck, director, producer and star of the new movie "argo."
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we want to show you now another one of his interests, one that seth doane was able to witness firsthand. >> ben invited us to come on a whirlwind trip to africa. there we got to see another side of this actor as he made his ninth visit to part of the world that generally gets very little attention. we were along on the journey with this celebrity better known for being in the spotlight than his role in this shadowy conflict ridden land. >> there was this huge amount of suffering. i realized it wasn't getting any attention. that's what got me invested. >> reporter: thousands of miles from any hollywood studio, ben affleck is using his celebrity wattage to shine a light on the democratic republic of congo, where as a result of armed conflict, civil war and fighting among rogue militias, more than three million people have died since 1998. >> i was reading and i just sort of stumbled upon some of these
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statistics and i was struck not only by the numbers, but by the fact that i hadn't heard about it. >> reporter: in 2010, affleck founded a charity called eastern congo initiative, or eci. its mission is to raise awareness and generate funding for community based aid groups here. earlier this year, affleck and a delegation that included philanthropists, reviewed projects, met with potential partners, and tried to drum up donor support. one group they visited distributes high frequency radios to warn rural communities of possible militia attacks. affleck heard horror stories from kids abducted by the notorious lord's resistance army, or lra. some too scared to let us show their faces. >> you say the lra killed your father, killed your mother, killed other relatives. how was it to be forced to stay with them?
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tra i had bad thoughts, she whispers. i don't know how to explain it. what were you thinking while they were talking? >> watching them talk in hushed tones, just trying to summon up the bravery to talk about their ordeal and thinking about what a healthy 16-year-old girl should be doing with her life. >> reporter: one of the most important parts of this work, affleck insists, is to not just doll out money, but to find ways to encourage people to help themselves. cacao, which is turned into chocolate, thrives here. so affleck's group supported farmer training and connected farmers with cacao buyers like seattle chocolate maker joe winny. his theo chocolate has committed to buy at least 250 tons of congo cacao. >> there are security guard around us there have been attacks recently, this is a tough place to do business. >> it is, but it's also a place
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that really needs this kind of business. >> this isn't even really aid. this is free market. this is investment. >> reporter: affleck hopes he can use his celebrity as a sort of currency, to engage investors and it seems it's not just the rural farmers who benefit. >> as i got a little bit older, i thought what kind of a life can i lead to make my children proud of me? that could be an example for my kids. it wasn't just making movies. >> you talk a bit about it here, but give us a sense of what it is about congo that brings you there when there are a lot of places that need attention. >> there are indeed, there are a lot of places that are struggling. what moved me, i thought this is about the place that is struggling the most. i mean, in all the metrics of failed states and so on, it ranks way up there. but when i went there, i found places where there was complete impunity, where some places where two out of three women have been raped, where one in
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five children didn't live to the age of 5 years old, and that moved me as a husband and a father. you have preventable disease. and you have a place where a lot of this violence is preventable by just helping support the security sector and that's why i do advocacy also with the state department and testifying in congress. to say let's assist them in forming a more robust military and a just military so they can enforce the law. >> nick christoph in "the new york times" has chronicled the gender-based crime against women. congo, as you just said, is the epicenter of that. >> that's absolutely true. nick's done a good job. i was one of the producers on his movie "reporter." he's the reason i first got involved in the congo because i started reading about his travels and the atrocities that he's seen and some of the warlords that he's met. i went back, interviewed some of the same people and traveled around to what i thought was the conflict matrix.
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>> what happens when ben affleck hits the ground? >> it gets a lot more attention. it gets networks to go and spend time talking about the drc. it gets these guys engaged, and it gets people to pay attention. he talks about -- or we talk about in the piece really using that celebrity as a currency to get people to take note. >> i'm now thinking about congo and chocolate. i never put those together. >> let me tell you, you saw the coco that was being manufactured. you saw how it was brought up to these international standards. we hooked them up with theo chocolate, who does a great job. we now have our first congo bar. the great thing is it's not aid. we're going to help you get to a place where you manufacture on the open market so you can sell your product, so you have an ongoing business where people can actually make money through their own work and don't have to worry about the sense of i'm being given money.
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it's the eci congo chocolate bar available on the internet now. i think it will be at whole foods and other places. and you're all welcome to try this. >> you know, ben affleck, you make a point of staying out of the tabloids, but there's two great stories about you. i don't know if i should start with wonder sperm -- help me out here, ben. i didn't just make that up. >> i want to hear you keep going. >> your wife jennifer garner said about you -- >> she did. and it's so funny because i'm usually the one that says inappropriate things on television and has to go home and apologize. and i got this sheepish sort of -- i kind of said you have wonder sperm. i was like you said what? >> she was talking about you. >> just having that -- >> knowing you have a little boy. >> is that what the red sox need, wonder sperm? >> they need wonder something, my friend. it may not be printable for your show. >> the other story is that you
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apparently hit a car or something and you left a note on the windshield. >> i did. well, i was driving, had my kids in the car, and for whatever reason, there were a bunch more paparazzi than there usually were. i was thinking they shouldn't be running red lights. and i heard -- i was like someone threw something at my car. and my mirror was turned in. i was like nobody threw anything. there's no choice. i pulled over -- >> but you did the right thing. so many people don't, ben. >> i hate to break this up, guys. >> that's the only point i would make. >> thank you, ben. >> thanks for having me. i really appreciate it. october 12th. >> you're watching "cbs this morning." ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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all i know is the next time you go to a movie with her, invite me. >> exactly. >> will do, will do. >> that does it for us. up next, your local news.
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captions by: caption colorado >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. good morning, everyone. it's 8:55. i'm michelle griego with your cbs 5 headlines. this morning, former football coach jerry sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison. in june, the 68-year-old was convicted of 45 counts of child sexual abuse. sandusky insists he is innocent and plans to appeal that sentence. today san francisco supervisors are set to vote on whether to remove ross mirkarimi from office. in august, the city's ethics commission ruled he officially committed misconduct in a domestic violence case. it would take at least nine votes among 11 supervisors to oust mirkarimi. >> the oakland as have confirmed the tarp that covers most of the coliseum's upper deck will remain in place tonight and throughout the division series. it's unclear if that will change should the team reach
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the alcs. a sellout crowd is expected for tonight's must win game against the tigers. now here's lawrence with the forecast. >> michelle, very interesting weather in the bay area. light showers in the north bay coast. we could still see a couple of showers spin up in our direction but right now mostly sunny inland. today we'll see some passing clouds on and off throughout the day. you see that area of low pressure off the coastline. that will spin a slight chance of showers coastside. temperatures not bad, 60s and 70s inland. over the next couple of days a little unsettled. it's going to time time for the low to move out. a dry day thursday. another chance of showers friday. the weekend looking good and warmer too. we're going to check your "timesaver traffic" coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,
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good morning. the south bay still has unusually slow drive times up and down downtown san jose. northbound 280 guadalupe parkway and 101. your drive times still all in the red. especially heavy on northbound 280 because of an earlier wreck. all right. along the peninsula, you see very slow and go. northbound 101 looks like from palo alto all the way up past the airport. we had some late running roadwork and traffic never fully recovered. 280 might be a better option. captions by: caption colorado ,,,,,,,,
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